Tag Archives: New Zealand

Women's Olympic Soccer Updates

I’ve been taking some time this morning to catch up on Olympic soccer news and, in particular, how the Swedish team is doing. Their performance at the Olympics has paralleled that of the USWNT in ways that have surprised me, … Continue reading

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Inspirational Finish … to Start Your Monday

I didn’t stay up late enough to actually see Michael Phelps and his relay teammates get the gold – but what a stunner as Jason Lezak anchored an amazing race! (I was aiming to watch past 9PM, but when Bob … Continue reading

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Beulah's Match Report and Other News of the USWNT and Beyond

Here’s Beulah’s match report. I’m always so pleased when one or two things I noticed show up in Beulah’s write-up! I continue to be impressed with HAO’s play – and was also very glad to see Mitts playing more like … Continue reading

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USWNT Notches a Win

After Carli Lloyd’s goal in the first half, the score held and the USWNT defeated a good Japan squad 1-0 to gain three points and move into second place in their group. Next up, New Zealand on Tuesday at 7:45 … Continue reading

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Early Shift – Germany vs Brazil and Other Tidbits

Wow – the early shift brought two ties (Germany-Brazil 0-0; New Zealand-Japan 2-2) and a win by Canada over Argentina (2-1). Watching the Germany-Brazil match-up on line was a nice experience. No announcers – just the crowd noise (and the … Continue reading

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Phillies Phinally Win and Pia Gives a Phabulous Interview!

The Phillies and Chase Utley pulled out of their slump last night with a 4-0 win over the Oakland A’s. Kyle Kendrick pitched 8 strong innings and Utley went 4 for 5 after a long drought. Let’s hope the Phillies … Continue reading

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Saturday the 14th!

Happy Saturday! You’ll be pleased to know that HollyCornblog survived Friday the 13th and didn’t run into any guys in hockey masks! And wow – may I just say that it appears that the Phillies’ bats have come alive? The … Continue reading

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The Last Primary Tuesday …

… and it’s reported on the Huffington Post that Hillary Clinton will be making a major speech tonight – one to which she’s invited major donors and supporters. If this isn’t it, it’s gotta be coming soon. It’s my hope … Continue reading

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